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-ranking corporate executive who ever worked as a cooperating witness with the fbi, who was producing evidence of an international price-fixing conspiracy at a company called archer daniels midland, on one level. on the second level, it's the story of how that individual, during the entire time he was working with the government and working as a senior officer at the company, was simultaneously losing his mind.
? >> guest: i--it was interesting the first time the story came up was--there had been raids by the fbi on five companies, and it had really not attracted a lot of attention. then there was an article in the wall street journal that revealed that the cooperating witness was this very senior-ranking executive at adm, and that was tantalizing because, i mean, adm, particularly to people in washington, is known as an exceptionally powerful, exceptionally secretive company the idea that somebody was out there recording everyone inside without their knowledge was--was
booknotes. "the informant" is the count of the fbi and justice department collaboration with the high-level informant to collect information implicatiimplicati ng a large corporation. in this booknotes interview from 2000 author kurt eichenwald reveals how the scandal in the mid-1990s was complicated when the government discovered its source a senior executive at the firm was involved in his own illegal activity. this is the second part in a two-part series. you can watch the first part on line on booktv.org. c-span: kurt eichenwald, what is the brief synopsis of "the informant?" >> guest: "the informant" is about the highest-ranking corporate executive who ever worked as a cooperating witness with the fbi, who was producing evidence of an international price-fixing conspiracy at a company called archer daniels midland, on one level. on the second level, it's the story of how that individual, during the entire time he was working with the government and working as a senior officer at the company, was simultaneously losing his mind. and, ultimately, that sends the case spinning out of
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